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    WikiLeaks founder Assange denied bail

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 06:34pm on January 06, 2021

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will have to remain in custody in Britain, pending a US appeal of the decision to block his extradition to face...

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    BioNTech warns against delaying COVID-19 second dose

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt | Updated at 06:18pm on January 05, 2021

    German firm BioNTech warned Tuesday there is no data backing the ‘safety and efficacy’ of delaying the second shot of its COVID-19 vaccine beyond three...

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    Italy allows ship to bring migrants among Bangladeshis ashore

    New Age Online | Updated at 11:57am on January 05, 2021

    Italy has authorised a boat operated by the Spanish NGO Open Arms to disembark 265 migrants, including 63 minors, from countries including Bangladesh in Porto...

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    UK court rejects Assange’s US extradition over suicide fears

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:47am on January 05, 2021

    A British judge on Monday blocked Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States to face espionage charges after deciding the WikiLeaks founder was at serious...

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    England’s lockdown could last into March

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:35am on January 05, 2021

    England on Tuesday entered a strict national lockdown aimed at stemming a steep rise in virus cases that a senior government minister warned could last...

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    UK court blocks Assange extradition to US

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 06:15pm on January 04, 2021

    A British judge on Monday ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States to face espionage charges for publishing...

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    British diplomat Brian Urquhart passes away

    United News of Bangladesh / AP . Tyringham | Updated at 01:38pm on January 04, 2021

    British diplomat Brian Urquhart, an early leader of the United Nations who played a central role in developing the UN practice of peacekeeping, has died,...

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    82-year old kidney patient gets first Oxford/AstraZeneca shot in UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:19pm on January 04, 2021

    More than half a million doses of the vaccine are ready for use on Monday, reports BBC. The health secretary described it as a ‘pivotal...

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    Spanish humanitarian ship rescues 265 migrants in Mediterranean

    United News of Bangladesh / AP . Rome | Updated at 12:54pm on January 04, 2021

    A Spanish-flagged humanitarian ship on Sunday was seeking a port of safety for 265 migrants its crew rescued from the Mediterranean Sea in the last...

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    EU offers aid, urges Bosnia to rebuild migrant camp

    Agence France-Presse  .Brussels | Updated at 08:30pm on January 03, 2021

    The European Union announced additional funding on Sunday to help vulnerable migrants in Bosnia, but urged the government there to rebuild a camp that burned...

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